Life Is Too Short Sayings and Quotes

We all have busy lives. Between work, school, our families, and commuting, it’s easy to let each day simply pass by. Take a moment to pause and focus on your passions. Your time in this life is finite, so make the most of it with the collection of wise and insightful life is short quotes below.

Life is short take risks, love someone, pray daily, make as many great memories as possible, laugh often and be accomplished. Anurag Prakash Ray
Don't wake up in the morning thinking about the worst things that could happen today, but focus on those great things you can achieve today. Life is too short for worries. Terry Mark
The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away in unconcerning and unprofitable Matters. Mary Astell
Every time I stop and think about how short life can be, I wonder what I'm waiting for. Melody Minagar
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Steve Jobs
Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor. Benjamin Disraeli
Life is too short to spend in negativity. So I have made a conscious effort to not be where I don't want to be. Hugh Dillon
Life is too short to live in fear. Yet life may be the longest moment faced with tears. Aly Johnson
Life's too short not to spend every waking moment doing something you love. Joely Sue Burkhart
Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks
Life is too short and memories are forever! Regulo Zapata Jr.
Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart. Kevyn Aucoin
Seeing pictures of other places around the world makes me feel more important. Reminds me, even though life is short, there's so much to do. Travis J. Dahnke
Live your life to the fullest. Shakira
Life is too short to do anything that's not challenging. Michael Mayer
Don't be afraid to make mistakes. But if you do, make new ones. Life is too short to make the wrong choice twice. Joyce Rachelle
Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people. Zig Ziglar
Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream. Hugh Hefner
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it’s business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don’t love what you’re doing and you can’t give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You’ll be an old man before you know it. Al Lopez
You may delay, but time will not. Benjamin Franklin
Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. Benjamin Franklin
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. Charles Buxton
Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week's value out of a year while another man gets a full year's value out of a week. Charles Richards
Enjoy yourself. It’s later than you think. Chinese Proverb
Live as you will wish to have lived when you are dying. Christian Gellert
Life is too short, the world is too big and God's love is too great to live ordinary. Christine Caine
Life is too short. It's too precious. We have to live in this world, but we don't have to wallow in it. We don't have to fill our lives with all of this darkness. Dan Wells
Why must conversions always come so late? Why do people always apologize to corpses? David Brin
Life is too short for long-term grudges. Elon Musk